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BISSELL expands recall of cordless multi-surface wet dry vacuums due to fire hazard

BISSELL is recalling about 2,000 additional cordless multi-surface wet dry vacuums due to fire hazard. BISSELL® previously recalled in January 2023 about 56,000 Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuums Models 2551, 2551W and 25519.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the circuit board inside the vacuum’s battery pack can overheat and smoke, posing a fire hazard.

This recall expansion involves BISSELL Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuum models 2551R and 25518. “BISSELL” is printed on the foot of the product. The model numbers are visible when the clean water tank is removed.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vacuums and contact BISSELL for a free battery pack replacement. Consumers can either take the recalled product to a local BISSELL authorized service center for a free battery pack replacement or schedule a free in-home repair visit from an authorized BISSELL service technician to replace the existing battery pack.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

The vacuums were sold at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet stores nationwide and online at from May 2019 through July 2021 for between about $180 and $330.

Consumers can contact BISSELL toll-free at 855-417-7001 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, or online at or and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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